Tag Archives: Ophthalmology

Eye Strain Health: How to Give your Eyes a Break

If you’re looking for the cause of irritated eyes, the obvious suspect may not always be the culprit. Some experts agree that the actual screen may not be what’s causing the damage. While computers have no known harmful effects on … Continue reading

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Tips for Contact Lens Wearers at Every Age

How Long Can I Wear my Lenses Replace your lenses as often as the doctor suggests, even if you don’t wear them every day. For instance, if you have the disposable kind that are good for one wearing, throw them … Continue reading

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Your Eyes

Your eyes may be giving away more than you know! Drinking Your eye color can be an indicator of how well you handle your alcohol. A study from Georgia University found those with a lighter eye color (blue, green, grey … Continue reading

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Color Blindness

Most of us share a common color vision sensory experience. Some people, however, have a color vision deficiency, which means their perception of colors is different from what most of us see. The most severe forms of these deficiencies are … Continue reading

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Benefits to Lasik Eye Surgery

For many patients, LASIK results in noticeably improved vision. As noted in previous post, there are also unexpected benefits to having the procedure. Here are four more advantages my patients frequently mention. Improved peripheral vision In addition to improved straight-ahead vision, many … Continue reading

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Computer Eye Strain

With so many of us using computers at work, computer eye strain has become a major job-related complaint. Studies show that eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms occur in 50 to 90 percent of computer workers. These problems can … Continue reading

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Benefits to Glaucoma Screenings

It’s often said that about 50 percent of patients with glaucoma don’t know they have it. But when you look at most prevalence studies, the percentage is even higher—about 80 percent of patients may fall into this category. So there’s … Continue reading

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